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Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention

Addressing the problems of teen pregnancy, KAPPI (Knox Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Initiative) is based at the Knox County Health Department and is part of a statewide effort. More


Breastfeeding Support Group

Resources for mothers and the greater community, this section includes information on a Community Breastfeeding Resources guide, Breastfeeding Welcomed Here business pledge, the Knox Breastfriends support group and the TN Breastfeeding hotline. More


Early Prenatal Care

Having a healthy pregnancy is one of the best ways to promote a healthy birth. Prenatal care should begin in the first trimester of your pregnancy and continue with regular visits throughout your pregnancy as recommended by your physician. More.


Eat Play Live Knoxville

Combining evidence-based recommendations to promote healthy weight and community wisdom about the practical application of these recommendations. More


Epidemiology Program

Conducting surveillance and follow-up investigations of 54 diseases that are reportable by law in Tennessee. More


Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities

Supporting community action to prevent childhood obesity. More


Five Points Resource Guide

The Knox County Health Department and the Five Points Health Equity Work Group collaborated to compile this document to provide information on programs and organizations that are located in and serve the Five Points community and surrounding areas. More


Immunizations

Just like good nutrition, exercise and regular checkups, vaccines play a vital role in keeping you healthy throughout your life – from childhood through your senior years. more.


Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)

Read more about this condition as well as the resources available in our community. More.


N.E.A.T.

Coupling policies for nutrition and physical activity with role modeling to improve the health of youth who are at high-risk for developing unhealthy lifestyle and eating behaviors. More


Nutrition Guidelines for Pregnant Women

During pregnancy, your baby is counting on you for the nutrients he or she needs to grow healthy and strong. Read more about the types and quantities of foods you should have and avoid during pregnancy. More.


Preconception health and health care

Focusing on things you can do before and between pregnancies to increase the chances of having a healthy baby. More.


Premature Births

Babies born before the start of the 37th week of pregnancy are considered premature or preterm, and prematurity is the leading cause of infant death in Knox County. Learn how to prevent preterm births. More.


Senior Fall Prevention

Helping adults 65+ stay active and independent for life. More


Safe Routes to School

The Knox County Safe Routes to School Partnership works to make it safer, easier and more fun for kids to get to and from school under their own power. More


Safe Sleep

By promoting the ABCs of Safe Sleep, we can prevent infant deaths related to unsafe sleeping conditions. It’s important for parents, grandparents and anyone who cares for an infant to understand these simple steps. More


Strong Baby Project

Promoting healthier families and infants. Learn more about this project and what all of us can do to make sure our community is full of strong babies. More.


TennCare Kids

TennCare Kids provides checkups and health care services for children who have TennCare. The goal of the program is to increase the number of children in Tennessee who receive preventive health screenings. More


Tobacco Use Prevention and Control

Providing information, education and programming for prevention, tobacco use cessation and secondhand smoke awareness. More


Together! Healthy Knox

Building a diverse, vibrant community that nurtures good health and quality of life. More


Unintentional Injuries

Addressing senior fall prevention and health as well as injury prevention.More


Violence Prevention

Offering services, program development and technical support to help prevent rape, sexual assault and other forms of interpersonal violence in Knox County. More


Worksite Wellness

Providing educational materials, support and guidance to assist employers in making well choices for and with their employees. More


Youth Health Board

Bringing together a diverse group of high school students from across Knox County who demonstrate strong leadership skills, a commitment to the community and an interest in health-related issues...More

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Main Clinic
140 Dameron Ave,
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-215-5000

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

On the first Wednesday of every month (except August), all KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning for staff in-service. On these days, the main location, 140 Dameron Ave., opens at 10 a.m. The Teague, 405 Dante Rd., and West, 1028 Old Cedar Bluff, Clinics open at 10:30 a.m.

405 Dante Road
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-215-5500

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

All KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning on the first Wednesday of every month for staff in-service. The main location, 140 Dameron Ave., opens at 10 a.m. The Teague, 405 Dante Rd., and West, 1028 Old Cedar Bluff, locations open at 10:30 a.m.

1028 Old Cedar Bluff
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-215-5950

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

All KCHD offices and clinics are closed in the morning on the first Wednesday of every month for staff in-service. The main location, 140 Dameron Ave., opens at 10 a.m. The Teague, 405 Dante Rd., and West, 1028 Old Cedar Bluff, locations open at 10:30 a.m.

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